Ozone Disinfection

Oct 5 2006
It is like the old saying: “Bring me the numbers, and I will do the statistics.” If the information is not correctly interpreted, then false...
Aug 28 2006
The bottled water industry is maturing and, like wine, has gotten better with age. Major changes have taken place over the years, from the way...
Aug 28 2006
We often assume that bottled water is cleaner than tap water, and in some parts of the world, that is certainly the case. In the U.S., bottled water...
Aug 28 2006
Located in Louisiana, about 50 miles inland of New Orleans on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain, Abita Springs is a natural artesian spring that...
Aug 24 2006
The International Ozone Association (IOA) was formed in 1973 to serve as the central vehicle and authority for the global gathering, dissemination...
Jun 29 2006
The Water Quality Association defines the word “disinfect” as “to free from infection by either a chemical or physical means; causing the absence of...
May 31 2006
All water contains microbes—living organisms that feed on organics, metals, petroleum, chemicals and each other. While most microbes are completely...
May 3 2006
As we become more aware of the need for better water quality, we are reminded that the availability of good, clean potable water is becoming scarcer...
Apr 7 2006
As surface water supplies become increasingly polluted and difficult to treat, the use of groundwater continues to increase. Every day, more than 77...
Mar 1 2006
When a customer calls with a problem, a water specialist should know where to find answers and provide a solution if possible. The following case...
Dec 21 2005
With customers becoming increasingly concerned with water quality, cooler companies are getting more questions about sanitation and bacteria—in other...
Dec 21 2005
With the ever-increasing demand for an effective alternative to chlorine and harsher chemicals has come an increased demand for ozone and ozone-...
Dec 1 2005
Wastewater can have several meanings, depending on the industry or application. Blow down from cooling towers is considered wastewater; leachate...
Sep 26 2005
In the early 1970’s, when the bottled water industry came of age, a number of serious and persistent problems threatened the very survival of the...
Sep 26 2005
Ozone treatment is the universally-accepted, routine disinfection procedure in the water bottling process. It is used as the final treatment step by...
Jul 5 2005
WQP: What is IOA? Give us a brief overview of the association, its mission statement, etc. Paul Overbeck & Brian Johnson: The IOA was formed...
Jun 2 2005
Researching and developing water treatment products and components reveal a lot of information and observations. A recent study on the efficacy of...
Jun 2 2005
Two years of research has produced a new disinfection method for drinking water distribution system using ozone technology. This innovation is called...
May 6 2005
The World Health Organization stated that infectious diseases are the world’s single largest source of human mortality (WHO, 1996). Many of these...
Feb 8 2005
Cooler Water Contamination It is always interesting to watch how people handle the 5-gal. water bottles. First, they remove the sanitary top, then...